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Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 27 May 2015

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
Assets Movement since
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 11,199 - Gold and foreign
76,516 5,092
Australian notes on issue 65,061 77 Australian notes and coin 2 1
Exchange Settlement Balances 22,216 757 Australian Dollar
80,259 -562
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 646 348
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 1,001 2
Overseas institutions 1,401 -47      
Australian Government 36,646 3,247      
State Government 158 -96      
Others 16 -      
Other liabilities 21,727 943      
Total 158,424 4,881 Total 158,424 4,881

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 27 May the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 27 May the fall mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  3. Historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in Statistical Table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Weekly on the Reserve Bank's web site. [back to top]